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Ninth Annual Innovation Celebration Honors Entrepreneurial Success

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Ninth Annual Innovation Celebration Honors Entrepreneurial Success

Excitement and conversation filled the room as a record attendance of more than 400 people gathered at Spartan Stadium April 18 to celebrate faculty and students showcasing technologies…

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Teens Face Health and Safety Risks Exploring Sex Online

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Teens, Internet, Sexual Assault

Teens spend hours every day on internet-connected devices, with limitless opportunities to explore sexuality online. These opportunities don’t come without big risks, though. A researcher from Michigan State…

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Simulations to Understand Disease Transmission and City-Wide Evacuations

Saturday, April 6, 2019
Student Research, Disease, Cities

MSU Graduate student David Butts earned his BS in Physics with a Computational Mathematics, Science, and Engineering (CMSE) minor at Michigan State. Now, he can still be found…

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Finding New Treatments for People with Rare Illnesses

Thursday, April 4, 2019

André Bachmann is creating treatments for children with rare medical conditions that many large pharmaceutical companies won’t develop due to high costs and low returns. The professor and…

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MSU Teams with State and Federal Efforts to Combat Opioid Abuse

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Opioid Crisis

As opioids increasingly impact the health and welfare of local communities, Michigan State University is joining state and federal efforts to combat the growing national epidemic. The Opioid Prevention…

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Data-Driven Characterization of Gene Expression in Alzheimer’s Disease

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Student Research, Alzeimers

Lavida Brooks is a current Ph.D. candidate at Michigan State University in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics. She is studying human genetics under the advisement of…

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Employing Young Adults with Autism

Monday, April 1, 2019
Young Adults, Employment, Autism

When Anthony Capriglione was at Michigan State University he had a difficult time adjusting to the new environment, working in groups and communicating with peers and teachers due…

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Slowing Down the Heart Aging Process to Increase the Human Lifespan

Thursday, March 28, 2019
Human Heart Tissue

In a new paper published in EMBO Reports this month, an international team of scientists, including Dr. Aitor Aguirre at MSU’s Institute for Quantitative Health Science and Engineering,…

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MSU Lands $1.8M NIH Grant to Improve Brain Implants

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Brain Scan

Michigan State University has landed a $1.8 million National Institutes for Health R01 grant to improve brain implants – “electroceuticals” used to treat Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, depression and traumatic…

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When Tempers Flare, Nurses’ Injuries Could Rise

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Nurse Work Injuries

A new study by researchers at Michigan State University and Portland State University has found that when there’s an imbalance in support among nurses at work, tempers flare…

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